This is one of many clusters of Apple Snail eggs that were deposited on the side of the retaining wall at the lake. Each cluster consists of LOTS & LOTS & LOTS of ITSY-BITSY TEENY WEENY eggs that are about the size of a round head on a common pin. When the eggs are first laid their coloring is a deeper color as the snails inside grow the pink coloring fades and when they turn white is the time the eggs hatch. So goes the story. Having never witnessed the hatch it would be interesting to see tiny snails breaking through the egg shell then making their way down the wall and into the water, sort of like when turtles hatch and make a run for the ocean.

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